BRIDGET WHELAN writer

Muse, News and Views

Roddy Doyle on why writers need to be flexible – Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

Knight on horsebackDo change your mind. Good ideas are often murdered by better ones. I was working on a novel about a band called The Partitions. Then I decided to call them The Commitments – Roddy Doyle

photo credit: Do512.com via photopin cc

Advertisements

2 comments on “Roddy Doyle on why writers need to be flexible – Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

  1. Michelle Proulx
    January 18, 2015

    If I had a penny for every time I wrote down a scene, and then had a brainwave half an hour later that required an entire re-write of said scene … well, I wouldn’t be rich, obviously, as a penny isn’t very much money, but you get the idea 😀

    • bridget whelan
      January 18, 2015

      Half an hour later isn’t bad – it’s when the great idea comes when you thought everything was done and dusted that hurts, but there’s nothing for it: the better idea has to win…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on January 18, 2015 by in Quotes and tagged , , .
%d bloggers like this: